Dorothy McAuliffe, CPA, JD, MBA Senior Tax Manager


Dorothy McAuliffe is a Senior Tax Manager in Grassi’s Cannabis Advisory practice. She has more than 18 years of experience helping small businesses, entrepreneurs, professional services firms and high-net-worth individuals plan and achieve their tax savings goals.

Dorothy specializes in tax advisory, controversy, planning and compliance for businesses faced with complicated federal, state and local, and sales and use tax issues. She advises Cannabis clients on the limited tax savings strategies available to the industry and provides available solutions for minimizing tax obligations.

Prior to joining Grassi, Dorothy was a senior tax manager at another top-100 regional accounting firm where she advised corporations, partnerships, small businesses and high-net-worth individuals on tax mitigation and wealth preservation strategies.

Dorothy is a licensed attorney and certified public accountant. She is a member of the American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Dorothy earned a J.D. from New York Law School, MBA in Taxation, Finance and Investments from Baruch College and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.